Christopher H Beirise is a delay and quantum expert with over 31 years of experience in the construction industry. He was the chief operating officer of The Kenrich Group prior to the company joining HKA in July 2019.
Chris has testified in courts, arbitrations and international arbitrations, delivered sworn depositions, and presented in numerous mediations, settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He has been engaged as an expert on schedule and/or quantum matters with a wide range of monetary values.
He has experience working on projects in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America. He has worked on numerous types of projects in the construction industry, including airports, bridges, highways, tunnels, various types of buildings, power plants, railroads, stadiums, refineries and water treatment plants.
Chris is highly proficient in all methods of delay analysis, as well as analysis of project cost growth issues, including productivity, acceleration and disruption. He has consulted for Fortune 500 companies, subcontractors, design professionals and owners as well as government and state entities. Chris has taught classes for clients and in public forums on scheduling, project documentation and cost tracking.
Chris holds a bachelor’s in civil engineering and is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA), AACE International and the Project Management Institute. Prior to HKA, Chris worked at several consulting companies and began his career as a cost and schedule engineer for a construction company.